NEW PUBLICATION: World Statistics Pocketbook

The UN, DESA has published a new publication entitled 2017 World Statistics Pocketbook, which contains a comprehensive overview of social, economic, and environmental stats by country and region. Gain a better understanding of global development efforts through easily comparable charts with data from 2005, 2010, and 2017.


About The Book

The 2017 edition of the World Statistics Pocketbook is the forty-first in a series of annual compilations of over 50 key statistical indicators from more than 20 international statistical sources and are presented in one-page profiles for 30 world geographical regions and 232 countries or areas. Organised into five (5) sections — general information, economic indicators, major trading partners, social indicators, and environmental and infrastructure indicators. The indicators in the profiles cover the following topics: communication, crime, development assistance, education, energy, environment, finance, gender, health, international tourism, and science and technology, to name a few.

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